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Maragold Travels: Matera Photo Collection

While Matera is not technically part of Puglia (it’s in the region of Basilicata which borders Puglia to the west), we didn’t hesitate to add it to our Apulian honeymoon itinerary. Look at the photos below and you’ll see why. Visiting Matera was absolutely a bucket list item for me, but not the type of bucket list item that is a “one and done." The second we laid eyes upon the view of the Sassi, learned about the history, encountered the warm locals, ate the food, wandered the labyrinth of streets and stairs, and explored cave houses that were part of, what felt like an active archaeological site – and when do we ever really have the chance to do that?!...

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